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Worthington Whittredge letter to John Ferguson Weir, 1871

Creator:
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Subject:
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Engraving, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10479
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213891
AAA_collcode_whitworl
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213891

Longacre family papers, [ca. 1810]-1952

Creator:
Longacre fam, Longacre family  Search this
Subject:
Bolton, Theodore  Search this
Catlin, George  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown  Search this
Herring, James  Search this
Neagle, John  Search this
Sully, Thomas  Search this
Longacre, Andrew  Search this
Longacre, Augusta M.  Search this
Longacre, James Barton  Search this
Longacre, Lydia E. (Lydia Eastwick)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Coin design -- United States  Search this
Engraving, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9192
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211387
AAA_collcode_longlong
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211387

Julius J. Lankes letters and prints, 1924-1932

Creator:
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960  Search this
Subject:
Moore, Marianne  Search this
MacVeagh, Lincoln  Search this
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9755
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212136
AAA_collcode_lankjuli
Theme:
The Art Market
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212136

Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney papers relating to Seth Wells Cheney and John Cheney, 1848-1897

Creator:
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904  Search this
Cheney, John, 1801-1885  Search this
Subject:
Cheney, Seth Wells  Search this
Cheney, John  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry  Search this
Koehler, S. R. (Sylvester Rosa)  Search this
Lowell, Anna C. (Anna Cabot)  Search this
Topic:
Cataloging of engravings  Search this
Engraving -- 19th century -- Connecticut  Search this
Engraving -- American -- Connecticut  Search this
Phrenology -- Case studies -- Connecticut  Search this
Women authors -- Connecticut  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7403
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209560
AAA_collcode_chenedna
Theme:
Diaries
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209560

John I. Coggeshall papers, 1872-1974

Creator:
Coggeshall, John I. (John Ingersoll), 1856-1927  Search this
Subject:
Reid, F. M.  Search this
Phelps, W. P. (William Preston)  Search this
Pratt, A. S.  Search this
Rice, J. E.  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Engraving -- American -- Massachusetts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7478
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209636
AAA_collcode_coggjohn
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209636

Worthington Whittredge letter to John Ferguson Weir

Creator:
Whittredge, Worthington, 1820-1910  Search this
Names:
Weir, John F. (John Ferguson), b. 1841  Search this
Extent:
1 Item ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1871
Scope and Contents:
Frames: 46-52: A letter to [John Ferguson] Weir, Sept. 19, 1871, asking him to send the two pictures back to him; sorry about the death of Weir's father-in-law; he has been in the Catskills since he returned from the West; his wife is "expectant"; "anxious to get to work in my studio".
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, engraver; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Donated 1976 by Letitia Howe.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Engravers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Engraving, American  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.whitworl
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-whitworl

Longacre family papers

Creator:
Longacre family  Search this
Names:
Bolton, Theodore, b. 1889  Search this
Catlin, George, 1796-1872  Search this
Durand, Asher Brown, 1796-1886  Search this
Herring, James, 1794-1867  Search this
Longacre, Andrew, 1831-1906  Search this
Longacre, Augusta M.  Search this
Longacre, James Barton, 1794-1869  Search this
Longacre, Lydia E. (Lydia Eastwick), 1870-1951  Search this
Neagle, John, 1796-1865  Search this
Sully, Thomas, 1783-1872  Search this
Extent:
9 microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketchbooks
Place:
Egypt -- description and travel
Date:
[ca. 1810]-1952
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, biographical and genealogical information, poems, notes, diaries, artwork, sketchbooks, photographs, business papers and printed material relating to the Longacre family, especially James Barton Longacre and Andrew Longacre.
REEL P1-P2: Correspondence and papers of James Barton Longacre, 1819-1857, mostly concerned with his position as engraver of the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, and his publication THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS. Letters include correspondence with Asher B. Durand, James Herring, John Neagle, Thomas Sully and George Catlin. Additional material includes diaries, sketches and designs for coinage, a biography, autobiographical notes, and printed material.
REEL 986: Five sketchbooks, ca.1861-1894, of Reverend Andrew Longacre. Sketches depict landscapes, interiors, and monogram designs made in the United States, Europe, North Africa and the Near East. In addition there is a memoranda book kept by Longacre, ca. 1890.
REELS 1046-1048: Letters, including: correspondence between James and his wife; between James and Andrew during the Civil War; and Lydia Longacre's letters from Europe, 1899-1900; and letters from Theodore Bolton to Mrs. James M. Longacre about including James in his book, EARLY AMERICAN PORTRAIT DRAUGHTSMEN IN CRAYONS. Also included are biographical notes on James; an autobiography of Andrew; poetry and writings by James; accounts of a trip to Egypt by Andrew; financial documents relating to James; artwork; designs for coins and sketchbooks by James, Andrew and Lydia and material relating to an engraving of Charles Carroll by James.
REELS 1083 & 1050: Genealogical information on the Stiles and Longacre families; letters from Andrew to his father, James Barton Longacre, and his sister, Sallie, and other family members and friends; a copy of James Barton's 1825 diary; poems and compositions by Andrew; financial and business papers, 1898-1918; 28 photographs depicting portraits of James and Andrew, Lydia E. Longacre and her miniature paintings.
REEL 3091: Two engravings by James after paintings by Benjamin West and a letter from Augusta M. Longacre to Bolton regarding Bolton's biography of James.
Biographical / Historical:
Artists; Philadelphia and New York. James Barton Longacre was an engraver and portrait painter. Chief engraver at the U.S. Mint, Philadelphia, from 1844-1869. His engravings and portraits illustrate several books including THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY OF DISTINGUISHED AMERICANS, and BIOGRAPHY OF THE SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE. His son, Andrew Longacre was an engraver, watercolorist, and Methodist minister. His daughter, Lydia Longacre was a miniature painter, pupil of the Art Students League of New York, under Chase and Mowbray, and under Whistler in Paris.
Provenance:
Material on reels P1-P2 lent for microfilming by the Library Company of Philadelphia; Material on reel 986 lent 1975 by Fred Longacre; material on reels 1050 and 1083 lent 1975-1976 by Mrs. Andrew Longacre who also donated the material on reels 1046-1048 in 1982; material on reel 3091 donated 1981 by the NMAA-PG Library.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Stipple engravers  Search this
Miniature painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Engravers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
Coin design -- United States  Search this
Engraving, American -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Portrait painting, American  Search this
Portrait prints, American  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.longlong
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-longlong

Julius J. Lankes letters and prints

Creator:
Lankes, Julius J., 1884-1960  Search this
Names:
MacVeagh, Lincoln, 1890-1972  Search this
Moore, Marianne, 1887-1972  Search this
Extent:
20 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1932
Scope and Contents:
Five letters from Lincoln MacVeagh, President, of Dial Press, 1924-1932, regarding dust jacket publication of various wood-cuts (one with an illustration, "On Top of Tobin"); ten letters from Dial's Acting Editor, Marianne Moore, 1926-1929; and two woodblock cull prints for the dust jackets of Mike Evan's Place and At Top of Tobin.
Biographical / Historical:
Printmaker, illustrator; Hampton, Virginia. Also known as J.J. Lankes.
Related Materials:
Julius J. Lankes papers also located at: Dartmouth College.
Provenance:
Donated 1989 by Lankes' son, J.B. Lankes.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Printmakers -- Virginia  Search this
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American -- 20th century  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lankjuli
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lankjuli

John I. Coggeshall papers

Creator:
Coggeshall, John I. (John Ingersoll), 1856-1927  Search this
Names:
Phelps, W. P. (William Preston), 1848-1923  Search this
Pratt, A. S.  Search this
Reid, F. M.  Search this
Rice, J. E.  Search this
Extent:
1,400 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Date:
1872-1974
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material; family correspondence; correspondence with William Preston Phelps, A. S. Pratt, F. M. Reid, J. E. Rice, and others; diaries with infrequent entries, 1875-1910; essays, poems, and other writings; account books, bills, and receipts; pencil sketches and watercolor drawings; 3 sketchbooks; a scrapbook; exhibition catalogs, clippings, and other printed material; photographs of paintings by F. M. Reid, and others; and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Engraver; Lowell, Mass.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming, 1980 and 1981 by Edith C. MacDonald, the granddaughter of John I. Coggeshall.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Engravers -- Massachusetts  Search this
Topic:
Engraving -- American -- Massachusetts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.coggjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coggjohn

Ednah Dow Littlehale Cheney papers relating to Seth Wells Cheney and John Cheney

Creator:
Cheney, Ednah Dow Littlehale, 1824-1904  Search this
Names:
Cheney, John, 1801-1885  Search this
Cheney, Seth Wells, 1810-1856  Search this
Hart, Charles Henry, 1847-1918  Search this
Koehler, S. R. (Sylvester Rosa), 1837-1900  Search this
Lowell, Anna C. (Anna Cabot), 1811-1874  Search this
Extent:
125 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1848-1897
Scope and Contents:
Papers gathered by Ednah Cheney, wife of Seth Wells Cheney, for her memoirs of the two brothers, Seth and John Cheney, prominent 19th century engravers, composed of correspondence, clippings, notes, lists, a diary, and family photographs.
Included are 89 letters to Ednah Dow Cheney, 1873-1897, most from authorities on engraving, chiefly, Sylvester Rosa Koehler and Charles Henry Hart concerning the location and identification of engravings pursuant to compilation of a Cheney catalog; a letter describing an 1892 meeting of the National Suffrage Association; 2 lists of casts for a sculpture collection; a diary, August 1848, kept by Anna Cabot Lowell during Seth Cheney's stay while executing family portraits, describing his activities and character; a phrenological study of Cheney; 33 family photographs and daguerrotypes of John Cheney's drawings (not microfilmed); and miscellany.
Biographical / Historical:
Seth Wells Cheney was an engraver, as was his brother John Cheney, of Manchester, Connecticut. Ednah Cheney wrote Memoirs of Seth Wells Cheney, 1881, and Memoirs of John Cheney, 1889.
Provenance:
Donated 1960 by Alice Williams (married to Corcoran Gallery of Art director Hermann Warner Williams, Jr.), who inherited the Cheney's studio remains.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Occupation:
Art historians  Search this
Biographers -- Connecticut  Search this
Engravers -- Connecticut  Search this
Topic:
Cataloging of engravings  Search this
Engraving -- 19th century -- Connecticut  Search this
Engraving -- American -- Connecticut  Search this
Phrenology -- Case studies -- Connecticut  Search this
Women authors -- Connecticut  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.chenedna
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-chenedna

Original etchings, lithographs and woodcuts by American artists : catalogue no. 1 / American Artists Group

Author:
American Artists Group (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
45 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1936
20th century
Topic:
Etching, American  Search this
Lithography, American  Search this
Wood-engraving, American--Catalogs  Search this
Artists  Search this
Prints  Search this
Call number:
NE1101.A1 A59
NE1101.A1A59
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_197840

Amerikanischer Holzschnitt : Will Barnet ... [et al. / Auswahl : Una E. Johnson]

Author:
Johnson, Una E  Search this
United States Information Agency  Search this
Physical description:
[20] p. : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1960
1969
196-?]
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Call number:
NE1104 .J69
NE1104.J69
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_134777

A century of American woodcuts, 1850-1950 : October 7 through November 1, 1980

Author:
Associated American Artists  Search this
Physical description:
17 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1980
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Wood-engraving--Exhibitions  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Call number:
NE1103 .C39
NE1103.C39
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_202595

Relief printing in the 1980s : prints and blocks from the Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios, the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, September 11-November 20, 1988 / Nicholas J. Capasso

Author:
Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum  Search this
Capasso, Nicholas J  Search this
Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios  Search this
Subject:
Rutgers Archives for Printmaking Studios  Search this
Physical description:
38 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1988
C1988
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Linoleum block-printing, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Call number:
NE1104 .J36 1988X
NE1104.J36 1988X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_402540

American color woodcuts : bounty from the block, 1890s-1990s

Author:
Watrous, James 1908-  Search this
Stevens, Andrew  Search this
Elvehjem Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
135 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1993
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Color prints, American  Search this
Color prints  Search this
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Wood-engraving--Exhibitions  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Call number:
NE1300.5 .A512 1993
NE1300.5.A512 1993
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_437299

The prints of Norman Kent : [exhibition] April 24-May 12, 1987, Houghton House Gallery, Hobart and William Smith Colleges, Geneva, New York

Author:
Kent, Norman 1903-1972  Search this
Schwartz, Roberta M  Search this
Hobart and William Smith Colleges  Search this
Houghton House Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Kent, Norman 1903-1972 Exhibitions  Search this
Physical description:
[42] p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1987
1987.]
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving  Search this
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Linoleum block-printing  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.K3546y H6 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_527587

American woodcuts : revival and innovation / Leslie Luebbers ; organized by the World Print Council for European tour

Author:
Luebbers, Leslie  Search this
World Print Council  Search this
Physical description:
47 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 21 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1984
[1984?]
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Color prints, American  Search this
Color prints  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
NE1104 .L84 1984
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_558064

Prints from blocks, 1900-1985 : twentieth century American woodcuts, wood engravings and linocuts, April 24 through May 31, 1985

Author:
Associated American Artists  Search this
Physical description:
22 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
1985
[1985]
20th century
Topic:
Wood-engraving, American  Search this
Wood-engraving  Search this
Call number:
NE1104 .P75 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_655506

Moon Landing

Designer:
Jack Edwards, American  Search this
Engraver:
Southern Screen Engravings, American  Search this
Printer:
Pageland Screen Printers, American  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: screen printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Shapiro & Son Bedspread Corp.
Accession Number:
1970-27-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4af1e4762-e1e8-4c11-891c-0a9fdbe04d95
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1970-27-1
Online Media:

Spitfire

Designer:
Jack Edwards, American  Search this
Manufacturer:
Shapiro & Son Bedspread Corporation, American  Search this
Engraver:
Southern Screen Engravings, American  Search this
Printer:
Pageland Screen Printers, American  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: screen printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Bedcover
Object Name:
Bedcover
Made in:
Pageland, South Carolina, USA
Date:
1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Shapiro & Son Bedspread Corp.
Accession Number:
1970-27-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4bec8d6c5-2590-4924-a68e-729b1b99fa6c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1970-27-2

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